Soon August! Where cheap to rest?

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August – holiday season! It is not surprising that during this period the tours are more expensive than in any other month of the year. But especially for those who haven’t yet, but really wants to relax, the Association of tour operators of Russia has collected the cheapest one-week tours departing August 4 from Moscow Read More

Russian Footballers Union Condemns Racist Fan Abuse Against New Player

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A Russian footballers union has criticized fans of a Moscow club for racist abuse directed against a newly signed player of African descent. Football club Torpedo Moscow, which has frequently faced sanctions in the past for its fans’ racist behavior, signed Russian-Congolese defender Erving Botaka-Yoboma over the weekend. In 2015, the team was punished with Read More

Asylum Seeker Extradited to Russia Despite Protests by Rights Watchdogs

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Slovak authorities have extradited an asylum seeker from the Russian Caucasus region of Ingushetia to Russia, the Justice Ministry said on Wednesday, despite protests by rights watchdogs and a UN Human Rights Committee ruling. Aslan Yandiev had been held in custody in Slovakia since 2011 on a Russian warrant for involvement in a series of Read More

In the Emperors’ Closets

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Peter the Great’s quilted house coats and stylish velvet costumes, canonical clothing of Orthodox priests, embroidered ceremonial dresses of Russian aristocrats and colorful wedding gowns of Cossack women — these are just some of the amazing items of clothing on display at the Costume Gallery of the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, each with Read More

Jimmy Kimmel: ‘Our president is a liar and not even a good one’

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Late-night hosts on Tuesday discussed Donald Trump’s attempt to walk back his comments in Helsinki, where he sided with Vladimir Putin over American intelligence agencies on the subject of Russian meddling in the 2016 election. Jimmy Kimmel “We thought yesterday was the craziest day of this ridiculous presidency,” ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel began. “Turns out today Read More

European Court Awards Damages to Pussy Riot for 2012 Church Performance

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The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruled on Tuesday to award 37,000 euros ($43,500) in damages to members of the anti-Kremlin Pussy Riot punk rock group, who were jailed for two years over a controversial performance in a church. The high-profile trio was convicted in 2012 on charges of hooliganism for a performance denouncing Read More

100,000 Pilgrims March in Memory of the Romanovs on the Centenary of Their Execution

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Early in the morning of July 17, Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia led a 22-kilometer procession in honor of the Romanov royal family on the 100th anniversary of their murder. Law enforcement agencies reported that over 100,000 pilgrims participated. Tsar Nicholas II, his wife, Alexandra Fyodorovna, their five children Olga, Tatiana, Maria, Anastasia and Read More

Celebrate Life and Art with Anatoly Zverev

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This summer a small private museum in the center of Moscow is having a big party. The Anatoly Zverev Museum (AZ Museum) is celebrating its third anniversary with an exhibition of works by Zverev of every genre and every period of his artistic career. Polina Lobachevskaya, museum curator, said, “We didn’t have a complex concept Read More

Moscow Museums and the World Cup

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There’s a sense of dread about the conclusion of the World Cup among those of us living in Moscow. For four amazing weeks, our city has been filled with people from all around the world. Everything about the city seemed to radiate during this time. And now that football fans are returning home and things Read More